The Tucson beats the Rav4 by over $2000 at only $23,530 while the Rav4 costs $25,705.
While the Rav4 has a 5 year/60,000 mile drivetrain warranty, the Tucson almost doubles that warranty with a 10 year/100,000 mile drivetrain warranty. Hyundai has also become one of the top three J.D. Power picks.
The RAV4 wins this category. The Toyota Rav4 has 73.4ft3 and the Tucson has the lesser cargo area with only 61.9ft3
The Rav4 also wins this category but only by a small margin. Only a few features such as Navigation, HD Radio and Satellite Radio are optional on the RAV4 that are only available on higher trim levels on the Tucson. All other options are available with both models in other trim levels.
The Rav4 has the best horsepower between the two base models. However the Tucson's acceleration beats the RAV4 with a 0-60 in 7.9 seconds and the RAV4 at 8.4 seconds.
The RAV4 and Tucson both get 26 MPG. A small difference when compared to the next category.
5-Year Ownership Costs
The Tucson overpowers the teh RAV4 wwhen it comes to its 5 year ownership cost. The Tucson costs about 8.4% less than the Toyota RAV4.
The Tucson, Rav4, CR-V are very safe vehicles and in fact all have 5 star crash test ratings.
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